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Manuela Tobias is a staff writer at PolitiFact. Previously, she interned at Politico Magazine, New York Magazine and the New Yorker. A native of Buenos Aires, Argentina, Manuela graduated from Georgetown University, where she majored in comparative literature.

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Fact-check: Donald Trump’s defense of Scott Pruitt’s rent, security, EPA record

Donald Trump defended EPA chief Scott Pruitt. He got three key facts wrong.

The facts behind Trump’s jabs at Amazon on taxes, USPS and lost retail jobs

President Donald Trump returned to one of his favorite punching bags March 29: Amazon. We decided it was time to revisit Trump’s takedown of the online giant for accuracy.

Comparing unprecedented Trump White House turnover with Bush, Obama

High turnover has become synonymous with President Donald Trump’s White House. Following the recent departures of Hope Hicks, Gary Cohn, Rob Porter and Rex Tillerson, we're revisiting the shortest tenures for the most high-profile Trump staffers and comparing the number of people who filled each position in the three most recent administrations.

Understanding Poland's ‘Holocaust law’

A controversial new Polish law that criminalizes the attribution of blame for Nazi crimes to Poland is, inspiring criticism from historians, Israel and the U.S. State Department alike. Could it be used as a form of Holocaust denial? PolitiFact decided to take a closer look.

Fact-checking Donald Trump's 2018 State of the Union speech

PolitiFact is fact-checking President Donald Trump's 2018 State of the Union speech.

PolitiFact previews Donald Trump's State of the Union address

President Donald Trump delivers his first State of the Union address Jan. 30. Get ready with our review of his past claims on key topics, and join us as we fact-check him live, along with the Democratic response. 

Fact-checking Donald Trump's fake news awards

President Donald Trump called out some of the biggest U.S. news organizations in his promised "fake news awards" Jan. 18, 2018. 

The top 10 most viewed fact-checks of 2017

During President Donald Trump’s first year in office, nothing drew eyeballs to our site quite like the president’s words.

The Trump team’s falsehoods of 2017

President Donald Trump made many inaccurate statements in 2017. His White House team seems to be following in his footsteps when defending him.

Fake news in the Alabama Senate race surges before Election Day

With Republican Roy Moore's reported history with underage girls looming large, Alabama voters have been getting more than their share of bad information.